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COVID-19

The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and its experts Acclr – Business Services are on the front lines to better equip you with resources, solutions and services designed for businesses in order to face the crisis.

⮚ Consult the experts Acclr – Business Services of the Chamber, who are dedicated to offer you personalized support and remote services tailored for you, the entrepreneurs:

  1. ACCLR AND THE CHAMBER | Our advisors remain available to offer you a range of remote services.

  2. PERSONALIZED SUPPORT IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE | Our experts in international trade will help you, at a distance, to plan the resumption of your international business development.

  3. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE | Our advisors for entrepreneur support programs and our business intelligence specialists will answer all your questions.
⮚ Visit this COVID-19 news web page for the latest information on programs and resources for entrepreneurs from various levels of government, economic development organizations and some private sector actors.
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  1. Webcasts
  2. Tools, services and other resources
  3. Programs and measures
  4. Events
  5. Calls for proposals/applications

1. Webcasts

2. Tools, services and other resources

3. Programs and measures


4. Events

Consult our directory of contests and grants offered in virtual form.

On the Road to Internationalization with Investissement Québec International
This series of webinars, offered free of charge by Investissement Québec International and the CCMM's Acclr International Trade Services, will give you the tools you need to develop your business in the most promising national and international markets this year.
September 14 to December 7, 2021

Connexion
(in French only)
Participate in this virtual digital transformation summit.
September 27 to 30, 2021

Cooperathon Kick-Off Week
Come talk with past and future participants, interact with your potential teammates, network with experts from leading organizations to learn more about what this program can offer you to solve the biggest challenges: the climate crisis, building the city and region of the future, and leveraging technologies for sustainable growth.
September 28 to October 1, 2021

Conférence panel | S'engager dans l'embauche des communautés autochtones
(in French only)
Take part in this free virtual conference to discuss the hiring, integration and retention of people from First Nations communities.
September 28, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Training – Why and how to structure a market study?
Discover during this virtual training the different key steps of a market study.
September 30, 2021, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Le Mois du MercadOr
(in French only)
The activities and festivities will take place in virtual mode, over a period of 5 weeks. On the program: webinars, B2B meetings, networking, gala.
October 1 to November 4, 2021

Strategic Forum on Cybersecurity
Programming covers three main themes: understanding the cybersecurity ecosystem, sensitizing businesses and giving them the tools to protect themselves, organizing the future of cybersecurity.
October 4, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Colloque Biodiversité 2021
(in French only)
These three half-days will offer conferences and panels led by specialists in the biodiversity sector in Québec under the main theme "La forêt à l’ère des changements climatiques : Regards sur la forêt québécoise et le parc forestier en milieux urbanisés".
October 4 to 6, 2021

Sustainable Finance Summit
This 100% virtual and free event will bring together renowned leaders to establish a constructive dialogue on the relationship between economic development, environmental protection and sustainable development, and how finance is addressing these challenges. The United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) will host their Regional Roundtable North America as part of the Summit.
October 4 to 8

Forum Afrique Expansion
Take part in business meetings with investors, business leaders, representatives and heads of government from some twenty African countries with innovative projects.
October 5 and 6, 2021

Biome CVD Summit
Take part in this hybrid online and in-person summit offering expert roundtables, panels, interviews, discussions and workshops.
Toronto – October 6 and 7 | Montréal – October 21 and 28, 2021

Strategic Meetings – Successfully bringing workers back to downtown
Get the tools your business and managers need to organize a successful return to the office.
October 8, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to noon

MTL connect: Montreal Digital Week
This third edition whose main theme is Renaissance will be held in a hybrid format.
October 12 to 17, 2021

VERT DEMAIN, la grande rencontre sur la transition verte, les changements climatiques et leurs impacts sur l’emploi
(in French only)
Participate in this event bringing together companies, associations, sectoral committees, unions, educational institutions, employability organizations and more to think about the future of green and greening jobs in Québec.
October 13, 2021

Accélérer le passage du Québec à l'économie circulaire
(in French only)
Register for this free virtual program of training and workshops for businesses, which will be offered successively in each of the 17 regions of Québec.
October 14, 2021 to March 31, 2022

Sommet de l'immigration au Québec
(in French only)
Participate in this meeting in Québec City for professionals interested in the field of immigration.
October 19, 2021

Plastique – Changements de paradigmes
(in French only)
Find out what players and solutions are in sight to reinvent your processes to replace or better use plastic.
October 19, 2021, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

C2 Montréal – (Re)convene, (Re)connect, (Re)engage, (Re)imagine and (Re)new
Attend this six-day event to discover a combination of experiences designed to help you reorient and optimize your business strategies.
October 19 to 21 and October 26 to 28, 2021

Canada Fintech Forum
This edition of the largest FinTech event in Canada is once again 100% virtual.
October 27 to 29, 2021

eCom Summit
Take part in this virtual summit bringing together changemakers, brands and established retailers, tech startups, internet companies, B2B & direct-to consumer companies, venture capitalists, media and other players of the business scene.
October 27 to 29, 2021

Sommet du tourisme
(in French only)
Take part in the tourism industry's largest gathering of over 1,000 stakeholders.
November 1 to 12, 2021

Rendez-vous Réseau Mentorat
(in French only)
Take part in two half-day inspirational lectures and practical workshops per week in November, in virtual mode.
November 2 to 30, 2021

Canada Campus Party – Reboot the World 2.1
Take part in the largest innovation and creativity tech experience in the world. Physical and virtual edition.
November 5 to 7, 2021

MEGAMIGS
Take advantage of this virtual access to video game industry exhibitors' showcases, technical conferences and business opportunities.
November 10 to 13, 2021

Mobilité – Le sens du déplacement en 2022
(in French only)
Attend this conference to hear experts discuss how to get around, within cities or from one country to another, while innovating on carbon footprint and network saturation.
November 16, 2021, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

5. Calls for proposals/applications

Virtual Business Crews – National Cohort, Fall 2021
Network online with participants from across Canada, from Thursday, October 21 to Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Registration deadline: October 4, 2021

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Are you a young entrepreneur from a multicultural background? Do you want to start or take over a business in a Québec region? This program offers you personalized support from experts, exchanges with entrepreneurs to build a network, and meetings with regional economic development agents.
Filing deadline: October 15, 2021

Coopération bilatérale Québec-Sénégal
(in French only)
You may be able to obtain funding to implement a cooperative project involving the economy, health and social services, the environment, education and research, and culture.
Filing deadline: October 22, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

Appui aux jeunes entreprises innovantes à fort potentiel de croissance – Primo-adoptants
(in French only)
You could receive funding to innovate through the early use of technologies created by young innovative companies with high growth potential (startups).
Filing deadlines November 1, 2021

EJ4Climate: Environmental Justice and Climate Resilience
Learn about this grant program for projects that address the impacts of extreme weather events, transition to clean energy or transportation systems, or use traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) to address the impacts of climate change. Eligible applicants include: non-profit and non-governmental organizations, environmental groups, community associations, tribal nations, and indigenous peoples and communities.
Filing deadline: November 14, 2021

Appel de propositions visant la réduction de l’utilisation de produits à usage unique
(in French only)
Present your solution for source reduction and reuse to prevent and reduce the generation of waste materials directly associated with single-use products.
Filing deadlines: November 29, 2021, 3 p.m. | August 30, 2022, 3 p.m.

Competition to reuse material from the Champlain Bridge
Submit a project to repurpose a selection of components from the original Champlain Bridge.
Filing deadline: December 31, 2021

Appel de propositions visant la réduction des produits à usage unique et de leur impact par des stratégies d’écoconception
(in French only)
Submit your project using eco-design strategies to reduce the incidence of single-use products.
Filing deadlines: January 13, 2022, 3 p.m. | September 29, 2022, 3 p.m.

Appel de propositions visant le développement de débouchés de matières ciblées
(in French only)
Submit your proposal to develop opportunities for waste materials in one of the following categories:
  • Textile and clothing
  • Furniture and upholstery
  • Personal protective equipment including transparent divisions/partitions made of polymer
  • Plastic or multi-material items that are not containers or packaging
Filing deadline: June 15, 2022, 3 p.m.

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